Gardasil, the vaccine designed to prevent cervical cancer is coming under fresh scrutiny amid thousands of complaints linking it to a range of health problems. Girls and women have blamed the vaccine for causing ailments from nausea to paralysis to even death.
15 deaths were reported to the FDA, and 10 were confirmed, but the CDC says none of the 10 were linked to the vaccine. The maker of the vaccine, Merck & Company incorporated says it has distributed more than 26 million gardasil vaccines worldwide, including nearly 16 million in the United States.
Merck says while it continues to evaluate reports of adverse reactions to the vaccine, it could just be a coincidence that some women have fallen ill after receiving the shot.
Many people who have really studied this vaccine are crying foul, saying it wasn't tested appropriately and should be taken off the market. How are we as parents supposed to know who to believe? Here are the past links on Gardasil that talk about the controversy.
Gardasil Vaccine Warning
New HPV Article
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